Police say man’s vehicle goes into Iowa home

SMITHLAND, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man has been hospitalized after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a house in western Iowa.

The Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office says the 40-year-old man from Maquoketa crashed the car into a house in Smithland early Tuesday morning. Residents of the home were not hurt.

Maj. Greg Stallman says the car hit a utility pole and an embankment before going into the air. It hit the house above a first-floor window and just below a second-story window.

The Sioux City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/16Oq8RB ) the driver, whose name has not been released, was flown to a nearby hospital. His condition was not available.

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Information from: Sioux City Journal, http://www.siouxcityjournal.com

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